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Awards

 

University Games Corporation Product Award List

2013
  • 2013 Goddard School Preschooler-Approved Top 10 Toy for Super WHY! ABC Letter Game
  • 2013 Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child for the Kids Educational Games Category for Brain Quest Smart
  • 2013 Oppenheim Best Toy Award Platinum for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Twirl & Toss Game
  • 2013 Oppenheim Best Toy Award Gold for Eric Carle Alphabet & Counting Floor Puzzles

  • 2012
  • The Goddard School's "Top 10 Preschooler-Approved Toys" for Poppin Hoppies
  • Dr. Toy "100 Best Children's Products of 2012" for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Match and Munch Game
  • Dr. Toy "10 Best Socially Responsible Products of 2012" for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Match and Munch Game
  • Dr. Toy "100 Best Children's Products 0f 2012" for Tinga Tinga Tales Create-A-Creature Game
  • Dr. Toy "10 Best Creative Products of 2012" for Tinga Tinga Tales Create-A-Creature Game
  • Creative Child Magazine's "2012 Preferred Choice Award" (Action Games Category) for Angry Birds
  • Creative Child Magazine's "2012 Preferred Choice Award" (Action Games Category) for Poppin Hoppies
  • Creative Child Magazine's "2012 Seal of Excellence Award" (Memory Games Category) for Brain Box USA

  • 2010
  • Toy Industry Association "Game of the Year" for Sort it Out!
  • Canadian Toy Testing Council "2010 Best Bet Award" for Take A Letter
  • Canadian Toy Testing Council "2010 Best Bet Award" for Murder Mystery Mansion

  • 2009
  • Dr. Toy "Best Vacation Children's Product" for Lokulus
  • Dr. Toy "Best Vacation Children's Product" for Akumulate
  • TheToyInsider.com "The Best Toys for the 2009 Holidays" for Grade School children ages 6-8 for 39 Clues Search for the Keys Game


  • 2008
  • iParenting Media Awards "2008 Outstanding Products" for Munch Math
  • iParenting Media Awards "2008 Outstanding Products" for Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Game
  • iParenting Media Awards "2008 Best Products" for Fancy Nancy Dress-Up Game


  • 2007
  • Dr. Toy "10 Best Creative Products" for Very Hungry Caterpillar Fold & Play Travel Set
  • Dr. Toy "100 Best Children's Products" for Very Hungry Caterpillar Fold & Play Travel Set
  • Dr. Toy "Best Products" for Big Brain Academy Board Game
  • Dr. Toy "Best Products" for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Fun Pocket
  • Dr. Toy "Best Products" for Dora the Explorer Fold & Play Travel Set
  • Dr. Toy "Best Products" for Horton Hears A Who! Card Game
  • Dr. Toy "Best Products" for Polly the Porcupine Game
  • Finnish "Children's Game of the Year" for Polly the Porcupine Game
  • iParenting Media Award "2007 Excellent Product" for Game of Knowledge
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, "Gold Seal Award" for Five Little Monkeys Game
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, "Gold Seal Award" for Brown Bear-Panda Bear, What Do You See? Game


  • 2006
  • Creative Child Magazine "Seal of Excellence" for Busy, Busy Builder
  • Creative Child Magazine "Seal of Excellence" for BUGs! Card Game
  • Creative Child Magazine "Toy of the Year" for Toy Creator
  • Creative Child Magazine "Preferred Choice" for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Game
  • Creative Child Magazine "Preferred Choice" for Pipeline
  • Dr. Toy "10 Best Games" for Game of Knowledge
  • Dr. Toy "100 Best Children's Products" for Game of Knowledge
  • Dr. Toy "Best Children's Vacation Products" for Magic Cauldron
  • Dr. Toy "Best Children's Vacation Products" for Do you Sudoku? for Kids! Card Game
  • National Parenting Center "Seal of Approval" for BUGs! Card Game
  • National Parenting Center "Seal of Approval" for Magic Cauldron


  • 2005
  • Dr. Toy "Top Vacation Products" for Colorforms Fun Pockets
  • Dr. Toy "10 Best Toys" for Colorforms Toy Creator


  • 2004
  • San Francisco Chronicle, "Game of the Year" for Villa Paletti
  • San Francisco Chronicle, "Game of the Year" for Scavenger Hunt for Kids


  • 2003
  • Belgian Game of the year for Villa Paletti
  • Game Magazine, "100 Top Dexterity Game" for Villa Paletti


  • 2002
  • German Game of the Year for Villa Paletti
  • Parents' Choice, "Fun Stuff Award" for Secret World Puzzle - Backyard Bugs
  • Dr. Toy, "100 Best Children's Products Award" for Fun-in-a-Box, The Dr. Seuss Matching Game
  • Parents' Choice, "Classic Award" for The Original Colorforms Set
  • National Association of Toy & Leisure Libraries, "Good Toy Award" for Show & Tell Game
  • National Association of Toy & Leisure Libraries, "Good Toy Award" for The Cat in the Hat Game
  • Nominated in Holland, "Toy of the Year Award" for Step On It


  • 2001
  • French Tric Trac Gold medal for Villa Paletti
  • Right Start Magazine, "Best Toy Award" for Green Eggs and Ham Game
  • Teachers Choice Award, Brain Quest 2nd Grade
  • Nominated in Holland, "Toy of the Year Award" for Mystery Puzzle Hitchcock


  • 2000
  • Parents' Choice Award, "Noteworthy Product Review" for Mancala
  • Early Childhood News, "100 Best Picks" for Kids on Stage
  • National Association for Gifted Children, "Holiday Educational Toy List" for Kids on Stage
  • Nominated in Holland, "Toy of the Year Award" for Kid-Cala


  • 1999
  • Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award, "Outstanding Achievement in Toys" for Silly Faces
  • Belgium, "Toy Award" for Triazzle
  • Nominated in Holland, "Toy of the Year Award" for Triazzle
  • Nominated in Belgium, "Toy Award" for Take a Hike


  • 1998
  • Child Magazine Best Toy, "Top Line Toys" for World's Greatest Paint Set
  • Parenting Magazine, "Toy of the Year" for Atomic Chaos
  • Parents' Choice, "Toy Recommendation Award" for World Record Paper Airplane Game


  • 1997
  • Dr. Toy "Best Vacation Toy" for Game of Knowledge-Travel
  • Parenting Magazine, "Toy of the Year Winner" for World Record Paper Airplane Game
  • Parenting Magazine, "Toy of the Year Winner" for Colorforms - Toy Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Parents' Choice, "Approved Award" for Secret Square


  • 1996
  • Parents' Choice, "Approved Award" for Secret Square


  • 1995
  • Learning Magazine, "Excellence in Classroom Products Award" for Brain Quest


  • 1994
  • National Parenting Publications, "Honor Award" for 20 Questions for Kids
  • National Parenting Publications, "Honor Award" for Springboard Space Race From Mars


  • 1993
  • National Parenting Publications, "Silver Medal Award" for Brain Quest
  • National Parenting Publications, "Silver Medal Award" for Kids on Stage


  • 1992
  • Family Fun, "Toy of the Year Runner-Up" for Where Are They?
  • Parents Choice, "Silver Honor Award" for Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?


  • 1989
  • Parents Choice, "Silver Honor Award" for Dinomite


  • DoodleTop Awards

    1997 - The Good Toy Guide, "Gold Award" for DoodleTop Plus

    1996 - Dr. Toy, "Ten Best Creative Products" for DoodleTop

    1995 - Specialty Retailers, "Top Impulse Toy" for DoodleTop

    1994 - National Parenting Publications, "Honor Award" for DoodleTop Creativity Set

    1994 - Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, "Gold Seal Award for Best Toy" for DoodleTop

    1993 - All About Kids, "Best Stocking Stuffer" for DoodleTop

    1993 - Australian Good Toy Guide, "Good Toy Award" for DoodleTop

    1992 - National Parenting Center, "Seal of Approval Award" for DoodleTop

    1992 - All About Kids, "Top Ten Best Stocking Stuffers" for DoodleTop

    1991 - Sesame Street Parent's Guide, "Top Toy" for DoodleTop